Category Archives: Featured

The Party Review: Soft Political Musings in a Hard Political Time

Just about every character in Sally Potter’s The Party labels themselves with an -ist suffix of their choosing; an idealist, a feminist, a realist, a materialist, an atheist, etc. It’s part of

Ranking the Films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Black Panther‘s release this past week marks the continuation of Marvel’s “Phase Three” (I like to think of the “phases” as seasons of the most expensive TV show ever made). Since 2008,

Black Panther Review: Royalty Faces Modern Issues (in a Superhero Movie)

My favorite moment in the theater for Black Panther came in the middle of the credits. The black woman sitting next to me in my sold out theater leaned over to me

Homeland: “Enemy of the State” Season 7 Premiere Review

Has any series of the golden age of television had a longer, stranger path than Homeland? I personally feel like I’ve been tuning into Carrie Mathison’s espionage adventures for 12 weeks every year

The Cloverfield Paradox Review: This Surprising Series Loses its Mysterious Bite

J.J. Abrams has always leaned a little too hard on keeping his mysteries intact. The lead up to Star Trek Into Darkness forced a lot of blatant lying to the press and

Mom and Dad Review: Homegrown Carnage

Look, everyone should know going into Mom and Dad what they’re getting into: this is a a film from Brian Taylor (best known for the Crank films) about parents who, through some

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story: “The Man Who Would Be Vogue” Season 2 Premiere Review

The biggest question I had coming out of the premiere of the second season of American Crime Story is who this season of the show is for. “The Man Who Would Be Vogue”

Paddington 2 Review: Bursting With Warmth, This Sequel Improves on the Original

Where the first Paddington was a more simple origin story, the sequel, also written and directed by Paul King, feels like the ultimate celebration of this cuddly character, while also bringing his charm into

2018 Golden Globe Predictions Part 2 – Television

Welcome to the second part of our Golden Globes forecast where we predict who will go home with the gold in the world of TV. The Globes is one of the most

2018 Golden Globe Predictions Part 1 – Movies

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is known for bringing some surprises to the table during awards season. Their hilarious, middle-finger nomination of Christopher Plummer this year proves that this tumultuous year hasn’t